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Technology Roadmap: Energy-Efficient Buildings Heating and Cooling Equipment

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Saturday, January 1, 2011
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The IEA Technology Roadmap Energy-Efficient Buildings: Heating and Cooling Equipment shows how technologies such as solar thermal, heat pumps, thermal energy storage and combined heat and power for buildings have the potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 2 gigatonnes (Gt) by 2050--around one-quarter of today"s emissions from buildings--and save 710 million tonnes oil equivalent (Mtoe) of energy by 2050.

Water in a Low-Carbon Economy: Resource Scarcity, Climate Change and Business in a Finite World

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Publication
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Sunday, January 1, 2012
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This policy brief, based on research conducted as part of a partnership between the business leaders" initiative 3C (Combat Climate Change) and the Stockholm Environment Institute, examines the potential impact of low-carbon electricity generation technologies on water resources - and how these water inputs might shape renewable choices.

Global Environment Centre Foundation

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The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.

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